Dr. Dmitriy Tokar had an interesting and somewhat unusual career prior to becoming a practicing surgeon in the U.S. Born and raised in the former USSR, upon graduating from high school with honors in 1983, he studied dentistry at Chita State Medical Institute, and graduated with honors as a dentist in 1988.
At that time Dr. Tokar had big interest in research and completed post-graduate training, defending his thesis in 1991 and earning PhD. All this time Dr. Tokar participated in different research projects mostly in the fields related to oral surgery. After coming to the US in 1994, Dr. Tokar went back to school, and obtained his D.D.S. degree in 1998 from New York University College of Dentistry.
During his years at NYU , Dr. Tokar developed increasing interest in the clinical oral and maxillofacial surgery. He decided to continue his education toward becoming an oral surgeon, and completed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training from 1998 to 2004 at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Since 2004 Dr. Tokar works in the private practice as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, as well as maintaining active privileges at NYU-Langone Hospital Brooklyn and Montefiore Medical Center where he provides treatment for the patients with facial infections and facial trauma and actively involved in the resident training. He is Board-certified in Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery as well as Dental Anesthesia, maintaining fellowship in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as American Society of Dental Anesthesiology. Dr. Tokar lectured at the multiple local and national meetings.
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